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California Art Club

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The CAC has much to offer, for artists and art enthusiasts alike.

All Memberships include these Annual Benefits:

Art Enthusiasts (non-artists)
Collectors' Circle

Collectors’ Circle

$1,000 per year/couple

This exclusive category of membership offers special privileges including tours of renowned artists’ studios, dinners and visits to collectors’ private homes, and invitations to special events such as the Collectors’ Circle Annual Benefit Dinner and Sneak Preview of the Gold Medal Juried Exhibition.

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Patron Member

Patron Member

$60 per year/person

Membership for art lovers who wish to support the Club, meet fellow art collectors and patrons, and meet artists through participating in a variety of events and activities.

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Associate Artist Member

Associate Artist Member

$75 per year/person

The starting point for members who wish to be recognized as artists and/or sculptors, participate in a wide variety of events and activities, and have the opportunity to apply to for juried Artist Membership.

Additional Annual Benefits:
Eligibility to submit artwork to CAC exhibitions (including Altadena Town & Country Club, among others).

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Student Member

Student Member

$25 per year/person

Same benefits and opportunities as Associate Artists, available only to students with a valid student ID.

Additional Annual Benefits:
A CAC Board Member has offered to provide a $500 Annual Student Scholarship Fund, to provide for 20 students to become CAC members for one year each, at no cost. Students interested in obtaining a scholarship should send a brief essay along with their membership application, articulating (in 250 words or less) why they would like to receive a Student Membership scholarship.

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Mentor Program Member

Mentor Program Member

$50 per year/person

Another starting point for professional artists or art students under 30 years of age residing in California. Contact the CAC office for additional application details.

Additional Annual Benefits:
Eligibility to submit artwork to CAC exhibitions (including the CAC Gallery at The Old Mill and the Annual Gold Medal Juried Exhibitions).
Opportunity to assist instructors during CAC Master Artist Workshops.
Opportunity to study with CAC Signature Member/s (with their permission).

To apply, Download Mentor Program application

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Artist/Sculptor Member

Artist/Sculptor Member

$100 per year/person

Professional fine art painter and/or sculptor residing in California; selected by a membership jury. The number of Artist and Sculptor Members is limited.

Note: If you wish to be juried into the CAC as an Artist or Sculptor Member, the Associate Artist level is a good starting point to be informed of these opportunities.

Additional Annual Benefits:
Eligibility to submit artwork to CAC exhibitions (including the CAC Gallery at The Old Mill and the Annual Gold Medal Juried Exhibitions).

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Signature Artist/Sculptor Member

Signature Artist/Sculptor Member

$110 per year/person

The top tier of CAC membership, Signature Artists — both painters and sculptors — have been elected to this status by the CAC Board of Directors and a panel of their peers. Among their ranks are some of the top artists in the country who are well established in their careers, have been featured in leading art publications, exhibited their work extensively, and won major awards at a national level.

Additional Annual Benefits:
Eligibility to submit artwork to CAC exhibitions (including the CAC Gallery at The Old Mill and the Annual Gold Medal Juried Exhibitions).

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Out-of-State Artist Member

Out-of-State Artist/Sculptor Member

$80 per year/person

Professional fine art painter and/or sculptor residing outside California; invited or selected by a membership jury. Number of Out-of-State Artist and Sculptor Members is limited.

Additional Annual Benefits:
Eligibility to submit artwork to CAC exhibitions (including the CAC Gallery at The Old Mill and the Annual Gold Medal Juried Exhibitions).

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Honorary Lifetime Member

Honorary Life Member

No cost

A status awarded by the CAC Board for recognition of service to the CAC.

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